How To Solve Percentage Problems

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You can also watch how to solve some sample percentage problems below.

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The following video shows how to solve this percentage problem from a basic college math course:  

46 ML of acid is mixed with 30 ML of water. What percent acid is the final solution?


The second video shows how to solve another percentage problem from a basic college math course:  

The number of daily visitors to a website decreased 9% last month to 3003. How many daily visitors were there before the decrease?


Here's a third video showing how to solve another word problem involving percentages:

The sale price of a spring break vacation package was $169.99, and the travel agent said by booking early, you saved $20. Find the percent decrease in price.


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